Social Events for All Attendees

Opening Reception:  A Taste of Mexico in the Exhibit Area
Wednesday, April 26    
3:00 – 5:00 pm 

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beverages, entertainment and cash bar 
BIENVENIDO!  Kick off the conference with friends, fun and food at this opening reception where you will find all of the exhibits as well as conference registration and the Host Y Hospitality Center.  While we are just minutes away from the international border between the United States and Mexico, we invite you to a “south of the border” experience without ever leaving the hotel.  Traditional music will provide a backdrop for hors d’oeurves (tacos, of course, and more!) cash bar and plenty of networking opportunities with our NAYDO exhibitors and fellow conference attendees.  Until then…ADIÓS AMIGOS!
National Philanthropy Alliance Leaders Meet & Greet Reception
Wednesday, April 26    
5:00 - 6:30 pm

Light snacks and cash bar
National CEOs Peter Dinsdale, YMCA Canada, Kevin Washington, YMCA of the USA, Ernesto Gaona, YMCA Mexico

NAYDO involves a partnership with YMCA of the USA, YMCA Canada and YMCA Mexico known as the Philanthropy Alliance. Hear a brief report by each of NAYDO's partners, enjoy some light snacks, a cash bar and personally meet your national leaders in a casual environment. Due to attendee feedback from this first time event in 2016 we have extended the time.
Hot Topics 
Sponsor: Y-USA Financial Development
Thursday, April 27
Round A:  8:15 am – 9:00 am
Round B:  9:30 am – 10:15 am

(Breakfast snacks and beverages available in exhibit area)

Visit the Hot Topics page for more info on the most popular educational networking event at the conference! Hot Topics are not selected until closer to conference dates.
Party Poolside with Gro Development 
Sponsor: Gro Development
Thursday, April 27
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Immediately following the Eagle Banquet, Gro Development invites you to join them poolside at the Marriott Marquis for continued fellowship and networking. Stop by Gro Development booth during exhibit hours to pick up one free drink ticket while supplies last. 
Last Chance to Visit the Exhibits Continental Breakfast 
Friday, April 28   
7:00 – 9:00 am

Visit the exhibits any time between 7:00 and 9:00 am when they will begin to tear down. Pick up something to eat and casually network with exhibitors and other attendees. 
Batter Up Bash! Party on Petco Park's Western Metal Rooftop

Sponsor: Daxko

Friday, April 28   
6:30 – 10:00 pm

Complimentary beverages and appetizers, cash bar, live music!

Join us at Petco Park – home of the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball team – for the big Batter Up Bash! Party atop the historic Western Metal Supply Company Building and bask in the breathtaking views of San Diego. Enjoy appetizers, music, complimentary beverages and a cash bar. Score your “baseball ticket” to the party at the Daxko booth any time exhibits are open, then slide into home with Team Daxko and join us for the final inning of NAYDO 2017!
Special Note: Petco Park REQUIRES an ADMISSION TICKET so BE SURE to stop by the Daxko booth before 9:00 am on Friday morning to pick yours up.
Travel Note:  Petco Park is just a short walk from the Marriott Marquis but a bus will be available for those who may need assistance or are staying at the Town and Country Resort.